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BACKBEATS: MEMORIES AND SOUVENIRS.

BACKBEATS: MEMORIES AND SOUVENIRS. Mention Ian Levine’s name, and most people will remember from his time DJ-ing at Blackpool Mecca and the Wigan Casino. There’s much more to Ian Levine that DJ-ing though. Ian’s first love was s, who used to DJ-ing to share his love of soul music, and specifically, Motown. Having established himself …

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BACKBEATS-METROPOLIS STOMP TIME-NORTHERN SOUL FROM THE BIG CITY.

BACKBEATS-METROPOLIS STOMP TIME-NORTHERN SOUL FROM THE BIG CITY. When it comes to compiling a Northern Soul compilation, Harmless Records couldn’t have selected a better compiler than Kev Roberts for their latest Backbeats’ compilation Metropolis Stomp Time. After all, Kev Roberts life has been Northern Soul since Northern Soul’s heyday. Kev Roberts started off as a …

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BACKBEATS-DANCE FLOOR REVOLUTION-70S MODERN SOUL STUNNERS.

BACKBEATS-DANCE FLOOR REVOLUTION-70S MODERN SOUL STUNNERS. Over forty years ago, in the North of England a musical revolution was taking place in venues like the Wigan Casino, Cleethorpes Pier, Leeds Central, Stoke-On-Trent’s Torch and Samantha’s in Sheffield. Soon, Northern Soul became one of the biggest musical scenes. Not only was it thriving, but people from …

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